Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1835-1855

GUSN

GUSN-51880

Description

Fall front desk with two small drawers and pigeon holes and spaces for small drawers inside. According to donor, the desk belonged to abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison and was given to the donor's grandfather, James M.W. Yerrington, who worked on "The Liberator" newspaper with Garrison.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
Desk

Associated Person

Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Bertha Yerrington

Accession Number

1988.132